Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Theoretical Nuclear Physics)

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Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Theoretical Nuclear Physics)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47723
Department Physics Department | College of Arts and SciencesEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The Florida State University (FSU) Physics Department invites exceptionally qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in theoretical nuclear physics with emphasis on the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). The initial appointment is partially funded by the FRIB Theory Alliance. A successful candidate is expected to make significant contributions to the Facility for Rare FRIB science mission (

The nuclear theory group at FSU studies nuclear phenomena at all scales, from the structure and dynamics of single hadrons, to atomic nuclei, to neutron stars. The group benefits from a fruitful synergy with the local experimental groups who conduct research at Jefferson Lab, at the local John D. Fox Nuclear Accelerator Facility, and at user facilities throughout the world.

The FSU Physics Department—with more than 60 research faculty and over 150 graduate students—performs creative and highly visible research in fundamental and applied science, blending fundamental physics and applications, theory and experiment in diverse areas, such as astrophysics, condensed-matter physics, and elementary-particle physics. More information about the FSU Physics Department is available at The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in Physics and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, while establishing a well-recognized research program of relevance to the FRIB science mission.Contact Info Please direct all inquires to: [email protected] Plan This is a Faculty position.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitæ with a list of publications, and a research plan.

Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted following the directions in the Request Letters of Reference section below.

The deadline for applications is February 1, 2021. Review of applications will start on September 1, 2020. The anticipated starting date for this position is the Summer semester of 2021.Request Letters of Reference This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

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Posted: 8/8/2020
Application Due: 2/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time